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Feb 1, 2013 5:00am PST
today. we've been taking a lot of cabs from our hotel into jackson square and the french quarter and we've been talking to a lot of the drivers and they're saying that there could be a brief work stoppage today and that's because of some regulation grievances the taxi cab drivers have. obviously that would have a crippling effect on mobility in a city that is pushing tourist capacity, about 150,000 people are expected to be here, and i can tell you getting a cab is difficult already, so if a significant number of cab drivers were to strike even for a few hours it could cause headaches for a lot of people and everywhere we go we need a cab so we would be in trouble. it was a little tough this morning when i left the hotel to meet these guys for the live shots. hopefully they get it all worked out and we'll have to i guess see what happens. >> and later in the show you're going to get your fortune told or something like that. >> reporter: well, frank, i was told when it comes to new orleans, you have to enjoy seafood, you have to take a carriage r
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 5:00am PST
rush to clean up. crews are moving to clear the staging equipment from jackson square. same kind of evident under way along river bound lanes in front of the superdome too. >>> this is a big operation. so it's quite effective. >> the way they are turning around the city, i have to tell you, it's incredible. >> carnival parades start tonight and continue through mardi gras which is next tuesday. that's fat tuesday. >> it truly is incredible the way they do this. they run this operation. it's smooth. mardi gras of course they celebrate for two weeks so they had to split it up and have the super bowl right in between it all. >> you caught the front end of it with the beads and all that good stuff. >> so we were out at the parades on bourbon street. i think i went to three parades and you always think it's an adult affair but it really isn't. it's a family affair. there you go right there. beads. that's important on bourbon street. >> what time are we talking here? 1:00, 2:00 in the morning? >> probably. at 5 a.m., people are still out there
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